I've got a new Windows XP Pro laptop and I tried installing Office 97 (OEM copy left over from a retired computer) on it. Actually, it already has Works 8.5, which is infuriatingly weak, and I've already successfully installed Word 2000 (from another retired PC). When I tried installing Office 97, it complained that msoc.dll cannot be registered (?) in the registry.
Now, I've found a solution for this problem, but it is for Windows 95. Here it is:
My question is simply: does that solution still apply for XP Pro?